BMW i8

2015 World Car of the Year award winners announced

Apr 04, 2015

Cue the drums, there is a new champion in town following the World Car of the Year awards ceremony overnight at the New York Auto Show. The events took place at a conference during the...

Dubai police force adds BMW i8 to its flamboyant fleet

Mar 12, 2015

The Dubai Police force has added yet another piece of automotive exotica to its fleet, this time in the form of the new BMW i8. Keen to put an environmentally friendly feather in their cap,...

BMW i8 proving too popular for production capacity

Nov 25, 2014

The futuristic BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car has been so popular since its launch earlier this year BMW might have to increase production capacity to meet the demand. It’s understood the current delivery time...

BMW ‘i8S’ to celebrate company’s 100th anniversary – report

Oct 23, 2014

BMW is reportedly working on a sportier version of the new i8 hybrid sports car, potentially called the i8S. It’s believed the edition is being designed to help the Bavarian company celebrate its upcoming 100th...

BMW i8 on sale in Australia from $299,000

Oct 14, 2014

The BMW i8 is now available to pre-order and test drive in Australia through a network of six BMW i dealership specialists. The i8 lands here as the German manufacturer’s first ever plug-in hybrid sports...

BMW i8 does ‘hot lap’ around Laguna Seca

Sep 25, 2014

US motoring publication, Motor Trend, has done something all BMW fans want to see; a BMW i8 driven on the limit around a race track. The lap was conducted during the publication’s testing for their...

BMW i8 efficiency and dynamics explained

May 27, 2014

The BMW i8 is a very complex vehicle. It’s a super-efficient plug-in hybrid on one hand and a lightweight sports car on the other. And it looks very futuristic with a mostly carbon fibre construction....

BMW i8, M3 & M4 to make driving debut at Goodwood

Mar 20, 2014

Following today’s news of the 2015 Honda NSX making its driving debut at this year’s Goodwood Festival, BMW has just announced it will be showing the i8 production car driving flat-out for the first time...

BMW i8 deliveries start in June, final specs announced

Mar 11, 2014

The stunning new BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car will officially hit the road in international markets in June. It will showcase extraordinary fuel economy, a low-slung modern sports car design, and properly breathtaking performance....

BMW i8 available with laser headlights, world first

Feb 11, 2014

The world’s first mainstream application of laser headlight technology will be introduced by BMW later this year with the new i8 eco sports car. Even though BMW has been toying with laser lights for a...

BMW i8 prototype involved in high-speed crash

Jan 21, 2014

It’s not everyday that you hear about test drivers losing control and crashing, but this example proves it does happen. The incident involved a top secret BMW i8 prototype, a stripe of autobahn in Germany,...

BMW i8 in detail: design

Dec 29, 2013

The new BMW i8 is just around the corner now. It will be the second of BMW’s new ‘i’ brand products, showcasing a plethora of advanced technologies and innovative features. Check out the video below...